DE SB238 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 4-1)
Status: Passed on July 23 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-07-23 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Under current law, a person may deposit, for a fee, an original will with the Register of Wills in New Castle County for safekeeping. The person is not required to be a resident of New Castle County, but only the New Castle County Register of Wills is authorized to store original wills.

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An Act To Amend Title 12 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Register Of Wills.


Roll Calls

2018-06-30 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-06-19 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 19 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2018-07-23 Signed by Governor
2018-06-30 Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
2018-06-27 Reported Out of Committee (Administration) in House with 1 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
2018-06-27 Re-Assigned to Administration Committee in House
2018-06-20 Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee in House
2018-06-19 Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
2018-06-19 Amendment SA 1 to SB 238 - Passed By Senate. Votes: 19 YES 2 ABSENT
2018-06-13 Reported Out of Committee (Judicial & Community Affairs) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
2018-06-12 Amendment SA 1 to SB 238 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2018-06-09 Introduced and Assigned to Judicial & Community Affairs Committee in Senate

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